Successful Writers

I came across a wonderful article: How Successful Writers Maintain Confidence. I highly recommend you take a few minutes out of your day to read it. While the author’s focus is on writers, many of his suggestions can be applied to life in general (at least in my opinion).

Please let me know what you think!

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11 Comments

  • Chelle Cordero
    Posted April 30, 2010 at 4:13 PM | Permalink

    Thanks for pointing out a good article. I especially like the suggestions about forcing yourself out of isolation.

    Chelle
    http://chellecordero.com
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  • JL Walters
    Posted April 30, 2010 at 4:17 PM | Permalink

    Wendym enjoyed the article and the author is right when speaking of writing being a lonely profession but it's also filled with people you really want to meet even if you must create them yourself. Janet


  • Terri
    Posted April 30, 2010 at 4:44 PM | Permalink

    Generally great article and worth keeping in mind. I have trouble adhering to most aspects, as I'm sure each of us do from time to time, especially when we're confronted with things we'd rather not hear!

    I'm also just cynical enough to suspect that Mr. Rinzler is using the article to drum up new customers for his paid editorial consulting business.

    Still, generally great advice!

    Thanks for sharing, Wendy!


  • Terri
    Posted April 30, 2010 at 4:50 PM | Permalink

    PS: I am having the WORST troubles with AOL today. (At least I think it's AOL). That was my 3d attempt to post!


  • Wendy Marcus
    Posted April 30, 2010 at 5:33 PM | Permalink

    Thanks for stopping by Chelle, Janet, and Terri. I'm glad you enjoyed the article. And you're right, Janet, I have lots of interesting people circulating in my head!


  • Angela
    Posted April 30, 2010 at 9:24 PM | Permalink

    Great post–thanks for linking to it!


  • Wendy Marcus
    Posted May 1, 2010 at 2:00 AM | Permalink

    You're welcome, Angela. Thanks for stopping by.


  • susanwilson44
    Posted May 1, 2010 at 3:24 PM | Permalink

    Hi Wendy, thanks for your post. I'm working with Sally Williamson. Hope you get some good feedback on your full. Think it's brilliant that you got your agent via Brenda's auction last year – money well spent!


  • Wendy Marcus
    Posted May 1, 2010 at 3:56 PM | Permalink

    My fingers are crossed for both of us, Susan! (And for more than just good feedback!!!!!)


  • Christine
    Posted May 3, 2010 at 1:49 AM | Permalink

    Read the article. Loved it. Tweeted and FB'd it!


  • Wendy Marcus
    Posted May 3, 2010 at 2:33 PM | Permalink

    Hi Christine!
    The article really seems to have made the rounds. It showed up on my writers loops, too. But the more people who see it the better.


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